Athena Swan application highlight: Unconscious bias

Unconscious bias (excerpt from our submission) In 2016 we increased frequency of monitoring of staff training completion, sending bi-monthly reminders to staff who had not undertaken relevant modules. We have increased uptake: Bias training increased from 17% (2015) to 76% …

December 21, 2017 | Uncategorized


Insight Interview Series – Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff

Dr Verena Dietrich-Bischoff, an associate lecturer in Biology, has taken part in the Insight Interview Series, a monthly interview series by the Student Physics Society designed to promote links between staff and students.  Verena discusses how she became involved in …

December 10, 2017 | Uncategorized


UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science lecture

Our (postponed) inaugural public lecture celebrating the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science, entitled “Ageing Healthily”, was presented by Professor Dame Linda Partridge, on 10 November in the Byre Theatre. Researchers, students and members of the …

December 2, 2017 | Uncategorized


Athena Swan silver award submitted

The School of Biology has successfully submitted their application for an Athena Swan silver award. Many thanks to Sascha Hooker and the rest of the Equality and Diversity committee for their hard work putting the application together. We will be …

December 1, 2017 | Uncategorized